Harare City Council (HCC) spokesperson Michael Chideme vowed that the demolition of illegal structures in Mbare and other areas will continue and that nothing will stop them.
Chideme told the Mail and Telegraph that the clean-up campaign is aimed at briniging order to urban areas. Said Chideme:
We want Mbare to breathe again, we want to free the walkways and busways.
We want to restore land uses in Mbare. We have a grand master plan, the renewal or regeneration of Mbare that is coming soon.
Small-scale business owners in the bustling residential areas of Mbare and Chitungwiza were given 30 minutes to demolish their structures. The demolitions took place under the watchful eye of truckloads soldiers.
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